A Puff of Absurdity: Water Wars

There’s an extreme water crisis in Mexico City right now. They could run out of water within weeks.  From Peter Dynes of MEER,  “‘Day Zero’ is counting down to June 26th. The whole country is in drought conditions, and huge parts are in extreme drought. A society can’t run without

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A Puff of Absurdity: Giving Up or Letting Go

In September 2010, John Holdren, Harvard professor and Obama’s science adviser, gave a speech on climate change arguing that people aren’t aware enough of the ways we’re affected by the changing climate: availability of water, productive agriculture, fisheries, forestry (paper and lumber), and the spread of disease.  Almost four years

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A Puff of Absurdity: Covid and Crypto

 I was a bit confused at the connection between Covid and Cryptosporidium Parvum.  Tern has shown a clear correlation in cases, as Covid rises, so does Crypto. But Crypto is a parasite causing diarrhea. How does that work?? Is it just more severe in people with Covid?? Then Daniel Brittain Dugger explained

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A Puff of Absurdity: AI Enhanced

 This cartoon really helped me understand something. My school board announced a new initiative, the mandatory grade 11 English class will now focus on Indigenous voices. I used to teach Indigenous Studies, and couldn’t get more than ten kids to take the class as an elective, so it’s not a

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